Upayukta: 12 definitions
Upayukta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Alternative spellings of this word include Upyukt.
India history and geography
Upayukta.—(HD), same as Upayuktaka, ‘a subordinate officer’. See Arthaśāstra, II. 5; Ep. Ind., Vol. IV, p. 285. Note: upayukta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
upayukta (उपयुक्त).—a (S) upayōgī a (S) Serviceable, useful; conducive or helpful to any purpose; convenient for any end.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
upayukta (उपयुक्त).—n Useful, serviceable.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Upayukta (उपयुक्त).—p. p.
1) Attached &c.
2) Suited, appropriate, fit, right, proper.
3) Worthy, serviceable, useful.
4) Eaten, consumed.
-ktaḥ A subordinate officer; Kau. A.2.5; Bhāgavata 9.2.14; उपयुक्तोदकां भग्नां प्रपां निप- तितामिव (upayuktodakāṃ bhagnāṃ prapāṃ nipa- titāmiva) Rām.2.114.15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Proper, right. 2. Adapted to, suitable, appropriate, useful. 3. Touched by. 4. Taken. 5. Eaten. E. upa before yuj to join, affix kta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upayukta (उपयुक्त).—[adjective] employed, used, consumed; useful, requisite, fit, proper, worthy.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Upayukta (उपयुक्त):—[=upa-yukta] [from upa-yuj] mfn. enjoyed, eaten, consumed, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] employed, applicable
3) [v.s. ...] suitable, fit, appropriate, useful, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Prabodha-candrodaya] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] proper, right
5) [v.s. ...] serviceable
6) [v.s. ...] worthy, [Śakuntalā; Hitopadeśa; Patañjali etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upayukta (उपयुक्त):—[upa-yukta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Adapted to, fit, suitable; taken; eaten.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Upayukta (उपयुक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uvautta.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Upayukta (उपयुक्त) [Also spelled upyukt]:—(a) proper, suitable, appropriate; used; ~[tā] expediency; suitability, appropriateness.
1) [adjective] used; utilised; employed for or applied to a given purpose.
2) [adjective] that can be used to advantage; helpful; having practical utility; useful.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Upayuktaka, Upayuktatavada, Upayuktate.
Ends with: Abhyupayukta, Anupayukta, Bahupayukta, Bahyupayukta, Durupayukta, Nirupayukta, Paryupayukta, Samupayukta, Supayukta.
Full-text: Anupayukta, Samupayuktavat, Uvautta, Anupayoga, Anupayogin, Abhyupayukta, Upyukt, Samupayukta, Bahyupayukta, Upayuktaka, Sayuj, Ganja, Yuj.
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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 5 - The Duties of the Chamberlain (sannidhātā) < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
Shishupala-vadha (Study) (by Shila Chakraborty)
Amātya according to Kauṭilya < [Chapter 2b - Activities of Minister (Amātya)]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 21 - Śaila Śrīnivāsa < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]